Mortality among patients with acute myocardial infarction: the influences of patient-centered care and evidence-based medicine.

@article{Meterko2010MortalityAP,
  title={Mortality among patients with acute myocardial infarction: the influences of patient-centered care and evidence-based medicine.},
  author={Mark Meterko and Steven M. Wright and Hai Lin and Elliott Lowy and Paul D. Cleary},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 5 Pt 1},
  pages={1188-204}
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have suggested that there is a positive impact of patient-centered care (PCC) on both the patient-physician relationship and subsequent patient health-related behaviors. One recent prospective study reported a significant relationship between the degree of PCC experienced by patients during their hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and their postdischarge cardiac symptoms. A limitation of this study, however, was a lack of information regarding the… CONTINUE READING